Booklet : Paper : Printed : Red, black ; Ht: 11.8 cm x W: 42.4 cm
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Fold out document with six pages(recto verso). The document bears hommage to the Jewish Partisans who were killed in the liberation of Belgium. The inside of the booklet contains photographs and names of those soldiers of the Belgium resistance movement. The booklet includes a photo of Lajb (Lieb) Rabinowicz, the brother of the donor's father. Narrative: The donor, Daniel Rabinowicz is the son of Icek Rabinowicz and Mindla Rabinowicz (nee Elgarten). Lieb (Liebke) Rabinowicz was the brother of Icek Rabinowicz. He married Lola Bryftreger in 1939. Lieb was recruited by Jacob Gutfranjd in 1941 to be part of Belgian Army of Partisans (French: Armée belge des partisans), better known as the Armed Partisans. Lieb was active in the Jewish Partisans until 1943 where he was killed in battle, defending his commanding officer Jacob Gutfrajnd at a hospital in Etterbeek. After his death, Lola who had also been a member of the resistance was deported to Auschwitz (Poland). She survived the camp and went back to Brussels agyer the war and was reunited with her only daughter Eliane who had been left in the care of a Belgian Catholic couple as a baby. Lola remarried and later immigrated to Toronto with her family.